Fire burns at Zion Lutheran Church in Finland

As of 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, firefighters from several North Shore departments were fighting a fire at Zion Lutheran Church at 6867 Highway 1 in Finland.

A page went out to the Finland and Silver Bay at approximately 9 p.m. with a request for mutual aid from Schroeder and Tofte at 9:05 p.m. The Lutsen Fire Department was eventually paged to assist as well.

The initial cause of the fire is believed to have been a lightning strike. No further details are available at this time.